3.8.14 The World as Self Part 2

  This morning, I discussed the idea of the Self as the basis of the universe, and showed that this idea, which is fundamental to the central tradition of Hindu philosophy is not a logical idea. You could call it paralogical, metalogical or something like that,...

3.8.5 Pursuit of Pleasure Part 1

We can consider the pursuit of pleasure in two broad senses. One which might be called lower than the other, which might be called higher, although I’m not very happy with that classification. There is the pursuit of material pleasure and art. Very much...

3.8.6 Pursuit of Pleasure Part 2

The human being is of such a design that it perceives everything. By contrast. There is no way of knowing whether the real world is arranged the same way or not, but we are a nervous system. Composed of neurons in an extraordinarily complicated pattern, based on a...

3.8.7 Pursuit of Pleasure Part 3

Now, you must understand that yesterday I was doing a demolition job. The negative aspect of what we’re talking about, the pursuit of pleasure and by approaching it from two different points of view. I was explaining the fact that there really isn’t...

3.8.8 Pursuit of Pleasure Part 4

I suppose many of you are familiar with the work of Krishnamurti and you will of course recognize that there is something in common between what he says and what I have been saying to you, that probably you will also notice that the something different. Because...

3.8.9 World as Play Part 1

This seminar is going to be a fundamental course on cosmic gamesmanship. We shall discuss, first of all, the yang and the yin. Because what we are studying is the way whatever may be called the universal energy plays. And so the fundamental thing is Yang Indian, the...